With Wifi becoming almost accessible to anyone, phone apps for almost anything that you can think of have emerged. Smartphones can hail cabs, buy plane tickets, reserve a table in restaurant and what-have-you. So, it is no big wonder that apps or techy gadgets can be made to care for your pets.
A few existing samples include automatic pet feeders, apps to look for pet sitters or walkers or even a surveillance camera to know your pet’s activities and whereabouts throughout the day.
If you are more of a feline person, there are also gadgets and apps that are apt for your pet preference. Read on below for how technology can help you take care of your feline friend.
1. Attach a cat location tracker
Cats are usually wandering on their own, and one great way you can track your pet’s whereabouts is to attach a location tracker on its collar.
With a GPS tracker which can communicate to your smartphone attached to your cat, you will be relieved to know where your kitty goes and feel no fear for it to get lost when you are away. Some location tracker apps also allow you to see the activities that your pet engages in during the day.
2. Buy your kitty an automatic cat feeder
When you are away from home most of the time due to work and nobody will be left at home to feed your cat, you can train it to take food from an automatic cat feeder. You can set the time on some automatic feeders depending on the routine meal times of your pet so you can be sure that your cat is adequately fed even without you around all the time.
Different kinds of automatic cat feeders are now available on the market, and you can choose one which can work best for you and your kitty. Check out tuxedo-cat.co.uk for reviews and specs of different types of cat feeders to help you out in choosing the best one for your pet cat.
3. Get an automatic self-cleaning litter box for your cat
One of the benefits that technology can bring is to make life easier. Caring for furry pets do not come easy as you also have to think of how they dispose of their waste. Getting a self-cleaning litter box for your cat is does not only give benefit to your pet but to the persons taking care of it as well.
The advantage of a self-cleaning litter box is that it automatically separates waste from the litter, eliminating your need to scoop for litter or the waste. The waste gets disposed of while the litter gets recycled so there is no need to replace your supplies all the time. It also has features that prevent bad odors and instead makes the litter box smelling fresh and clean.
Heck, there’s even an auto-cleaning litter box (above) that notifies you on an app when the litter box is full!
Although it is no question that no gadget can replace human companionship when it comes to caring for your furry friends, it is still great to know that there are now gadgets or apps that can work for you or fill that time that you are away from them.